Winter conditions on our trails mean hikers should check conditions before proceeding. Read on for why...
It's squirrel appreciation day and to celebrate, we're bringing you a glimpse into the life of a grey squirrel who lives at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.
Help the Land Trust's chart the future of Whychus Creek. Here are five ways you can help with the Campaign for Whychus Creek.
The recent Whychus Creek flood created one of the biggest high water events we've seen in recent years. Learn more about what caused it and why it's good for Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.
Land Trust supporter and Sisters business owner Chuck Newport talks about the economic benefits of protecting and restoring Whychus Creek at places like Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.
Geologist Daniele McKay presented our January Nature Night on the Geology of Central Oregon's Cascades. Enjoy the slides from her presentation and find her suggested resources to learn more about our region's geology.
Check out stunning sightings of cougars on our Land Trust Preserve wildlife cameras. Learn more about these gorgeous creatures from volunteer and wildlife expert, Gary Gustafson.
Entomologist Celeste Searles Mazzacano presented our February Nature Night on Oregon's dragonflies and damselflies. Enjoy slides from her presentation and find her suggested resources to learn more about these fascinating insects in our region.
It's a popular time of year to join us for a hike or a Nature Night. Even if a hike or event is full, here's why it's good to get on the wait list anyway.
The Land Trust's final 2015 Nature Night featured Suzanne Fouty talking about beavers and the ways they--and other natural partners--contribute to habitat and water security. Read on for more information on the talk and for an OPB audio postcard from the follow-up field trip.
Spring in the high desert is a tentative thing: sun and warm temperatures one day followed by snow the next. The only sure sign that spring is really here is the arrival of wildflowers at our Preserves.
It’s with great sadness, the Land Trust notes the passing of Bruce White. Bruce was one of the Land Trust's founders and will be greatly missed.
As we prepare for the May 30th Dedication of the new portion of Whychus Canyon Preserve, learn a little more about the addition and how it adds up to a better future for Central Oregon.
In late May, Jane Meissner, a naturalist and wildflower specialist, led a wildflower hike at the Land Trust's Whychus Canyon Preserve. Katie Eberhart reports on the outing.
The Land Trust is turning 20! Celebrate our 20th year by challenging yourself to accomplish 20 things on this list.
July and August are great summer months for hiking the high country in Central Oregon. The Cascades offer respite from the high desert heat and stunning scenery certainly makes the hike worthwhile. But if you’re looking for something a little different, a little less crowded, a little less known: look toward the foothills.
The first half of the year has been an active one for wildlife at Land Trust Preserves. Watch this slideshow to see what we caught on camera this spring and early summer!
Wow, has it really been 20 years? When I think about it, I have to admit that some days it feels like just yesterday, while at other times, it feels like a lifetime ago. The truth is that when we founded the Land Trust back in the summer of 1995, we really didn't know what to expect.
Wondering how the Land Trust was started? When we acquired a certain Preserve? Check out this timeline which features highlights from our 20 years of land conservation in Central Oregon.
It is that time of year again. Time to find the warm layers packed away last spring, listen to the crickets chirp a little slower, and to find your favorite place in Central Oregon to enjoy the brilliant displays of color nature provides throughout the fall season.